Peace Movement

Interview with Sharan Burrow, ITUC General Secretary

Sharan Burrow is the General Secretary of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC). During her time at the head of ITUC, she has helped to foster relations between trade unions and the peace movement – bringing together themes of peace,…

10 Key Points on Ending Wars

1. Victories that are only partial are not fictional. When a ruler, like Biden, finally announces the end of a war, like the war on Yemen, it is as important to recognize what it does mean as what it doesn’t.…

Medea Benjamin: We Need to Build Up the Antiwar Movement to Oppose War Against Iran

The State Department has ordered all non-emergency personnel to evacuate the U.S. embassy and consulate in Iraq, in response to what the White House says is a threat linked to Iran. No further details were given. Iraqi officials expressed skepticism…

The US Peace Movement Goes to Venezuela.

Press conference held at the United Nations Yesterday, February 27, 2019, a press conference was held at the United Nations press room in New York to announce that leaders of the US peace movement will be going to Venezuela to…

Trump: A catalyst for the peace movement?

by Dr. Dieter Duhm. Donald Trump is the commander-in-chief of the biggest military force on Earth. There’s no societal power above him, that’s why he can do whatever he wants. What does he want? Or does he, perhaps, not have…

David Swanson: we have big plans for a peace movement unseen in 8 years

What do you think of the protests that are growing across the United States after Donald Trump’s election? I have mixed feelings. A couple of dozen young people marched back and forth through downtown Charlottesville, Virginia, Saturday evening shouting “Love Not…

The People’s Tribunal on the Iraq War

December 1 & 2 2016, Washington, DC After 14 years of costly war based on lies, it’s time for truth and accountability. The People’s Tribunal on the Iraq War will unify the global anti-war/peace movements with other justice movements by…

David Swanson: “We need to unite globally around opposition to the entire institution of war”

In your website http://worldbeyondwar.org/ you say: “We strive to replace a culture of war with one of peace, in which nonviolent means of conflict resolution take the place of bloodshed”. So which role and value can nonviolence have in building…

Peace movement once again strengthened in the streets of Berlin

The peace movement has had a lot of beginnings in recent years. This time it could be a beginning that actually continues. More than 8000 participated in Berlin in a peace demonstration with the slogan “Down with the weapons!!! –…

Medea Benjamin: “Nonviolence is the only path”

During the International Peace Bureau World Congress in Berlin we have interviewed Medea Benjamin, US activist for peace and human rights. Here below the link to the complete interview